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Health & Wellness Education Center

Student and Nurse
The mission of Health and Wellness Education (HWE) is to nurture the growth, development, and educational success of students through culturally responsive physical and mental health care, comprehensive case management, disease prevention, and educational opportunities. With an emphasis on health equity, improved academic outcomes, and key strategic partnerships, HWE supports families with age-appropriate trauma-informed care.

Save A Life Award

The Health and Wellness Department would like to recognize staff who have saved a life.  If you would like to recognize one of our staff who has saved your life or your child's life, please share it with us! We would like to share these stories with our staff and the public. 

Submit A Save A Life Award Here

Upcoming Events

Summer Mobile Vaccine Clinics

LOCATION: Health & Wellness Education Center 331 N. 1st St. Yakima, WA 98901

  • Monday August 5, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday August 6, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday August 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday August 12, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday August 13, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday August 14, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday August 28, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Summer Sports Physicals

LOCATION: Health & Wellness Education Center 331 N. 1st St. Yakima, WA 98901

Sports Physical are provided by Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic and by appointment only. To schedule an appointment call (509) 864-1428. There is a flat fee of $10.

  • Monday August 5, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday August 6, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday August 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday August 12, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday August 13, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday August 14, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

About "HWE"

Hi, I'm Howie!

Howie the Border Collie would like to welcome YSD families to the new Health and Wellness Education (HWE) Center! The center is located at 331 N. 1st Street in Yakima. The mission of HWE is to provide YSD families with health guidance and support needed for the educational success of students. Some of the resources HWE will offer include:

  • Physical and mental health care
  • Case management
  • Disease Prevention
  • Educational opportunities  

Look for Howie and the kids to find health-related information throughout the school year!

Howie and kids logo

 

Announcements

Summer Newsletter

To learn more about our upcoming summer mobile vaccine clinics, sports physicals, summer safety tips, and more, click here.


When Is Sick Too Sick For School?

Learn more about when to send your child to school, keep them home, or call the doctor by reading the letters linked below.

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FREE Well-Care Appointments For Insured Children Under 21

Resources

Contact Us

Phone

509-573-5000

Fax

509-573-5050

Address

331 N 1st St.
Yakima, WA 98901

Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM